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MSU Xipiter earns top ten finish in international competition

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Mississippi State University’s unmanned aerial systems (UAS) team landed in the top ten at an international competition. Team Xipiter finished tenth overall out of 26 teams that were able to fly during the two-day Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International’s (AUVSI) student competition. The team finished sixth in flight and placed tenth…

July 1, 2012


Student rocketry team captures success in NASA competition

STARKVILLE—Mississippi State’s Space Cowboys rocketry team blasted past the competition in this year’s NASA-sponsored University Student Launch Initiative (USLI). The team finished second overall out of a field of 40 teams. It also earned the Best Science Mission Directorate Payload Award and an honorable mention for their education engagement activities. “Over the last several years,…

June 21, 2012


Bagley College inducts new class into hall of fame

STARKVILLE, Miss. –Six academic and student-life leaders now hold membership in the Bagley College of Engineering’s Student Hall of Fame. Each year, faculty, staff and student organizations nominate students for hall of fame consideration. Inductees are chosen based on academics, leadership, work accomplishment, recommendation letters, and an interview with the selection committee. The BCoE Student…

April 25, 2012


Students earn multiple honors at regional aerospace conference

Starkville, Miss. – Aerospace students from the Bagley College of Engineering brought home multiple awards from the recent American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) Region II conference in Cape Canaveral, Fla. Hosted by the student chapters from Embry-Riddle University and the Florida Institute of Technology, the event featured more than 240 participants from 13…

April 18, 2012


BCoE hosts successful conference, earns multiple honors

Starkville, Miss.— The Bagley College of Engineering (BCoE) recently hosted more than 170 engineering educators from across the Southeastern United States. Representing more than 40 institutions of higher learning, they gathered on Mississippi State’s campus for the annual conference of the American Society for Engineering Education’s (ASEE) Southeastern Section. The three-day event focused on the…

April 12, 2012


Aerospace senior selected for internship in Washington, D.C.

Starkville, Miss. – A Mississippi State University engineering student becomes the first student from the Magnolia State selected for a prestigious summer internship in the nation’s capitol. Michael Barton, a senior in aerospace engineering, has been selected from a nation-wide pool of applicants for a Lloyd V. Berkner Space Policy Internship with the National Research…

April 9, 2012


Five engineering majors among Spirit of State honorees

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Five Bagley College of Engineering (BCoE) students have been honored with Mississippi State’s premier student award. Michael Barton, Palara Grant, Emily Nations, Daniel Snyder, and Marlon Taylor were among 22 students from across the university who received Spirit of State Awards during a Super Bulldog Weekend ceremony. Spirit of State Award winners…

April 2, 2012


Mississippi State engineering names new distinguished fellows

STARKVILLE, Miss.– Ten alumni from the Bagley College of Engineering at Mississippi State University are being honored for their professional accomplishments and personal commitments to engineering and their alma mater. The newest class of Distinguished Fellows was honored during a Thursday night [March 8] ceremony on the university’s Starkville campus. “Each year we look forward…

March 9, 2012


Veteran educator to head MSU aerospace department

STARKVILLE, Miss. – A professor with more than 20 years of experience as an educator will become the Bagley College of Engineering’s Bill and Carolyn Cobb chair and head of the department of aerospace engineering. Pasquale “PC” Cinnella formally assumed his new role July 1 after serving as the interim leader for two years. He…

July 5, 2011


College toasts successful year at annual picnic

Starkville, Miss. — School’s out and the Bagley College of Engineering’s faculty and staff are celebrating the end another successful academic year. On a sunny Wednesday afternoon, the college’s faculty and staff turned out on MSU’s historic Drill Field to enjoy barbecue, fried catfish and all of the trimmings while Dean Sarah Rajala provided an…

May 11, 2011